SECONDARY COURSE CATALOG

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Accounting 1

Students will develop skills beginning with an understanding of the basic elements and concepts of double-entry accounting systems related to service businesses organized as a sole proprietorship. Skills include understanding the accounting equation, analyzing business transactions, entering transactions in journals, posting to ledgers, compiling end-of-period financial statements, preparing closing entries, and managing cash.
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Accounting 2

Students will develop advanced skills that build upon those acquired in Accounting 1. Students continue applying concepts of double-entry accounting systems related to merchandising businesses. Additional accounting skills will be developed, including preparing and journalizing payroll records, calculating and recording adjusting entries, and interpreting financial information. Exposure to automated accounting procedures is strongly encouraged.
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Business Communications 1

This course will teach students to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both personal and professional levels. Competency will be developed in oral, written, social, technological, employment, and organizational communication. Listening skills will be incorporated throughout the semester. The overriding goal is to provide students with a solid communication base so they are able to function effectively in any course of study and in our global society. This course may satisfy the Language Arts requirement for seniors. Participation in the FBLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course.
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Business Law

In this course students will gain an understanding of the law as it relates to them currently and the implications of the law in their future lives as well as the lives of their families and friends. The course will include an understanding of the court system at the local, state, and national levels. Students will gain an understanding of contract law, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, legal implications of financial transactions, employment and agency relationships, and regulations governing different types of business organizations. Participation in the FBLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course.
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Business Management

This course seeks to develop sound management skills in students, as management plays a role in any future employment opportunity. Students are able to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate data from the other functional areas of business (e.g., marketing, finance, accounting, and production) as well as focus on managing one's time and the time and talents of others. Effective management requires decision-making abilities, long-range planning knowledge, human relations expertise, and motivational skills. Students learn leadership skills and are able to select appropriate management styles. Finally, students are taught current technological applications and the effect international trade has on management style and decisions. Participation in the FBLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course.
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Business Office Specialist

This course applies advanced concepts and principles relating to electronic spreadsheets, databases, and PC operating systems. The skills gained will be used to store data, interpret data, and create reports that would be used in making business decision. E-mail and Internet will be used to electronically send and receive communications, research industry information, and reinforce understanding of business terminology. Participation in the FBLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course.
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Computer Technology

Computer technology is a foundational element of success in today’s technology-driven world. This course is intended for students to learn concepts associated with key application software, basic computing fundamentals, and ethics and appropriate behavior while using technology as a tool in the classroom and in life. This course is aligned with national and international standards and the Utah Core to prepare students across multiple levels of skills. Students have the opportunity to test out of this course by successfully passing Certiport’s IC3 GS4 certifications.
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Customer Service

Developing customer satisfaction and loyalty is the focus of the Customer Service course. The students will gain an understanding of the skills, attitudes, and thinking patterns needed to win customer satisfaction and loyalty. Learn and refine tasks necessary for success in the service industry. Work with local businesses and prepare for job opportunities. Develop service strategies, refine service skills, and gain experience to calmly aid customers in the decision making process. Students taking marketing classes should have the opportunity to participate in DECA.
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Desktop Publishing

This course provides skill development in computerized procedures of producing and editing publications. Students will create, format, illustrate, design, edit/revise, and print publications. Improved productivity of electronically produced newsletters, flyers, brochures, reports, advertising materials and publications are emphasized. Proofreading, document composition, and communication competencies are included. A fee may be charged for this course. Participation in the FBLA youth organization may be an integral part of this course.
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Desktop Publishing 2

Desktop Publishing 2 is an in-depth course for the creative-minded student wanting to gain computer experience. The course provides students with the opportunity to learn advanced publishing skills while creating a portfolio containing: newsletters, brochures, invitations, flyers, calendars, and proposals. Professional appearance will be evident in the quality of work produced for student portfolios.
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